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rainfall of Jamaica

Mike Morrissey

rainfall of Jamaica

a self-instructional course

by Mike Morrissey

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Published by Dept. of Teacher Education Development, Faculty of Education, University of the West Indies in Kingston, Jamaica .
Written in

  • Jamaica.,
  • Jamaica
    • Subjects:
    • Rain and rainfall -- Jamaica.,
    • Rain and rainfall -- Jamaica -- Observers" manuals.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementMike Morrissey.
      LC ClassificationsQC925.2.J3 M67 1988
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 51 p. :
      Number of Pages51
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1604624M
      ISBN 109766320020
      LC Control Number91141437

      Climate. Jamaica has one of the most varied climates of any Caribbean island. Along the seashore, where most visitors congregate, the island is air-conditioned by northeasterly trade winds, and temperature variations are surprisingly slight. Coastal readings average between 22°C (71°F) and 31°C (88°F) year-round. Climate: Jamaica's popularity as a year-round vacation destination is partially because of its consistent and pleasant weather. Beach temperatures average nearly 28°C (82°F) year-round. Certainly as one moves inland into the mountainous regions the temperatures wane a bit, but not : John Moen.

      Jamaica receives two kinds of rainfall: convectional and relief. It does not receive monsoon rains because it is not a large land mass. Moisture-laden air may be cooled and thus forced to give up its water vapour in the form of rain by 1) rising to colder regions of the atmosphere or 2) being forced upwards by land masses in its path. Rain can be a problem though during September in Jamaica, with precipitation levels sitting at mm or 14 days with at least a little rainfall. The average temperature is relatively warm being at 28°C, with the temperature reaching a high of 31°C — only a couple of degrees less than July.

      When it does rain in Jamaica, it typically rains for short periods of time, and the rainfall is light. It is what is known as a tropical marine climate in which the winds swiftly carry the marine air to the lower land. The coolest season of the year in Jamaica is winter when the average daily temperature is approximately 82 degrees Fahrenheit. Climate data and weather averages in Kingston. Climate & Weather Averages in Kingston, Jamaica Annual Weather Averages Near Kingston. Averages are for Kingston / Norman Manley, which is 4 miles from Kingston. Based on weather reports collected during –

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Rainfall of Jamaica by Mike Morrissey Download PDF EPUB FB2

Maps are based upon rainfall registers kept at stations in Jamaica, from about the year to the end of the year A full account of the rainfall during the first decennial period, namely from to rainfall of Jamaica book, will be found in Weather Reports Nos.

31 and 33; and the numerical details employed in the construction of these Maps will be found in Weather Report No. (A).Author: Maxwell Hall. The Rainfall of Jamaica; Thirteen Maps Showing the Average Rainfall in Each Month and During the Year, With Explanatory Text [Maxwell Hall] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Unlike some other reproductions of classic texts (1) We have not used OCR(Optical Character Recognition). Climate. Our Climate; Seasonal Outlook; Astronomical Data. Sunrise and Sunset; Moonrise and Moonset; Civil Twilight; Moon Phase; Tide; Temperature.

year Mean Temperatures () Rainfall. Rainfall Summary; Isohyetal Map – year mean ( – ) yr Mean Rainfall (in mm) year Mean Rainfall by Station (in mm) GFS Model of. The current IMF Stand-By Agreement requires Jamaica to produce an annual primary surplus of 7%, in an attempt to reduce its debt burden below 60% by Economic growth reached % inbut declined to % in after intense rainfall, demonstrating the vulnerability rainfall of Jamaica book.

Rainfall Summary: Give monthly detail accounts of rainfall amounts and impacts for all parishes across the island. Meteorological Service, Jamaica. The climate of Jamaica is tropical hot and influenced by the sea and north-east trade winds. Along the coast of the island, temperatures vary between 22 ° C and 31 ° C, they drop slightly inland in relation to height, but a few degrees.

The measures of climate are averages of data collected at weather stations over several decades. The weather stations sit near sea level, with one exception. Cinchona Botanical Gardens is in the Blue Mountains of eastern Jamaica, at an elevation of 1, metres (4, feet).

An History of Jamaica: With Observations on the Climate, Scenery, Trade, Productions, Negroes, Slave Trade, Diseases of Europeans, Customs, Manners, Snd Dispositions of the Inhabitants: to which is Added, an Illustration of the Advantages which are Likely to Result from the Abolition of the Slave Trade.

February is usually the driest month of the year in Jamaica, with average precipitation less than mm (2").It is still the winter season, with 8 to 9 hours of warm sunshine, and less than 12 hours of daylight. The average temperatures in Port Antonio in the northeast are lower in the range of °C (66°F) to °C (82°F) than Kingston between °C (70°F) to 30°C (86°F) in the south.

The rain pattern is also due to the north-east trade winds, which are typical of the Tropics, and blow from November to March.

Along the northern coast of Jamaica, rainfall ranges between 1, and 1, millimeters (47 and 70 inches) per year. State of the Jamaican Climate Information for Resilience ii A note about using this document T This document is a Summary for Policymakers of a much larger document entitled State of the Jamaican Climate Information for Resilience Building.

We strongly urge acquiring and reading the full report. Climate Branch January 3 St. Thomas STT 33 39 94 95 77 35 Kgn. & St. And. KSA 42 23 70 61 Jamaica JAM 51 67 74 50 Table 1: Parish Mean Rainfall for January and January (rainfall in mm).File Size: KB.

Jamaica weather report for the month of () Jamaica rainfall () Meteorological observations (Jamaica, Kingston) () Summary of meteorological observations (British Caribbean Meteorological Service. Jamaica Division) () Meteorology of Jamaica including references to sunshine hours, tides, magnetic.

Note: March is the ideal time to book a flight to Jamaica. Kingston, Montego Bay, Negril and all the islands smaller towns are in festival mode during March as this is a key carnival month in Jamaica.

Climate and Weather in the Jamaica in April. Average temperature in Jamaica in. The mountains force the trade winds to deposit more than inches (3, mm) per year on the eastern parish of Portland, while little precipitation occurs on the hot, dry savannas of the south and southwest.

Jamaica has occasionally been struck by hurricanes during the summer, notably in,and Rainfall/ Precipitation in Kingston, Jamaica Kingston is bequeathed on average mm ( in) of rainfall per year, or mm ( in) per month.

On average there are 63 days per year with more than mm ( in) of rainfall (precipitation) or days with a quantity of rain. Jamaica is the pearl of the Antilles which is located in the warm Caribbean Sea. Most of territory of the island is highlands.

70% of the island is the plateau with altitude of meters ( ft.) above the sea. This and features of location and prevailing winds formed climate of the Jamaica.

The report “Climate Change and Agriculture in Jamaica” was written by Mr. Selvaraju Ramasamy, Natural Resources Officer, Climate, Energy and Tenure Division (NRC) of FAO, with contributions by Ms.

Alicia Hayman, National Expert at Kingston, Jamaica and Ms. Maria del Mar Polo Lacasa. PASTERZE GLACIER, AUSTRIA, 11/7/ 5 Climate Change and Jamaica - EFJ lectureFile Size: 2MB. Jamaica Weather, climate and geography Weather and climate Best time to visit.

Consistently warm tropical weather ensures Jamaica is a popular destination year-round. On the coast, temperatures range from 22°C (72°F) and 31°C (88°F) with chilly mornings and evenings denoting winter.

Before I tell you when is the best time to visit Jamaica based on weather conditions, let us take a look at the monthly climate of Jamaica.

Here is a brief summary of the weather in Jamaica for each month. January. January has an average high temperature of °F and a low of 74 °F. You can expect to experience rain about ten days of the month.Precipitation in Jamaica increased to mm in December from mm in November of Precipitation in Jamaica averaged mm from untilreaching an all time high of mm in October of and a record low of mm in March of This page includes a chart with historical data for Jamaica Average Precipitation.The best time and weather to travel to Jamaica Travel weather and climate description.

Whole year UV Index table for Jamaica ☀ Water Temperature in localities in Jamaica Weather phenomena recorded in previous years in Jamaica ☃ Long-term 30 day weather forecast for Jamaica ☔ Jamaica month-by-month travel guide to weather conditions and best times to visit.